structural realism

Iran's Nuclear Program in the Context of Neorealism Theory

The article describes the development of Iran's nuclear program in the framework of Waltz’s “nuclear peace” concept within the context of the theory of structural realism. Considering that in the context of international relations, generally related to the nuclear weapons dimension issues, and the problems of its non-proliferation, in particular, are developed most extensively, if not comprehensively in its neorealism direction. This theory explains the need for states to obtain nuclear weapons at several levels.